SCO Family of Services has provided vital human services throughout New York City and Long Island for more than 100 years. SCO helps vulnerable New Yorkers build a strong foundation for the future. We get young children off to a good start, launch youth into adulthood, stabilize and strengthen families and unlock potential for children and adults with special needs.

SCO Family of Services welcomes you to join our family and help us work together to carry out our mission to build a stronger tomorrow.

Create and implement lesson plans that teach art education to students with developmental disabilities.

Establish a developmentally appropriate classroom environment favorable to the development and personal growth of children.

Oversee and instruct classroom Teaching Assistants.

Maintain supplies and equipment that pertain to art.

Make recommendations for new materials and supplies that need to be ordered.

Maintain and keep records of quarterly and yearly progress for each student.

Evaluate and assess each students level in art education skills.

Attend and participate in faculty meetings, in-service trainings, team conferences, outside professional development conferences.

Implement Behavior Intervention Plans during class time.

Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree in Art Education and Special Education.

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Knowledge of special education and instructional practices.

Experience providing art education to those diagnosed with Autism and/or Intellectual Disabilities.

Acceptable clearance checks for State Central Register, Driver license and fingerprinting as required by the program.

This position requires successful completion of TCI training, which includes a written test and demonstration of the competency to perform physical restraints, as specified by the program and regulatory body.

Additionally, staff must successfully complete all required TCI refreshers and additional trainings in order to maintain continued employment SCO Family of Services is an equal employment opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest